PLAIN TALES FROM THE HILLS. Rudyard Kipling.

PLAIN TALES FROM THE HILLS

Calcutta: Thacker, Spink and Co., 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. The first issue with page "192" on the inner margin and the "2000 l 9 l 87" ads at the rear. The author's first collection of short stories, many of which first appeared in the Civil and Military Gazette in Lahore, Punjab, British India between November 1886 and June 1887. The tales include the first appearances, in book form, of Mrs. Hauksbee, the policeman Strickland, anf the Soldiers Three. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with gilt and black stamping. The spine is darkened just a touch, with some general edgewear to the boards; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #69924

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